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All Articles Published: March 2012

March 29, 2012

Caesars Total Resorts World?

Posted by daveschwartz

Could the new Total Rewards signal more than an aesthetic shift for Caesars Entertainment? It's possible. Armed with a few images and my imagination, I'll take you on a little journey into the possible future...

March 22, 2012

Vegas Gang #76 - March 22nd, 2012

Posted by Hunter

Episode #76 is up!

Listen here:

This time on the show:

This time on the show:

- Atlantic City
- Dennis Gomes
- The D / Fitz
- Roger Thomas in the New Yorker
- Palms Loses Playboy Club
- Cantor Taking Credit Cards

** Sure Bets **

Chuck - Hunter interview ; latest live album from Rush.
Dr. Dave - Tap City [Dr. Dave] [Amazon]
Hunter - iPad 3

Feel free to leave your comments at the link below. If it's a question that you want asked on the show, please make that clear in your post. You can also send those to

March 19, 2012

VIMFP 2.0 - October 13th, 2012: Save The Date

Posted by Hunter

We've got a date!

Can't wait to have you join us for the second annual Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic. See you there!

March 13, 2012

Wynn Las Vegas Re-Designs... Again

Posted by Hunter

So - remember that terrible Web site that the folks at Wynn launched, that everyone hated? Yeah, well, it's gone now.

Check out the new

More traditional navigation. Booking engine on the home screen. Nice photos... Progress.

Maybe the last version was just a prank.

[thanks to a special tipster for letting us know the new site was going up.]

March 10, 2012

Vegas Gang #75 - March 10th, 2012

Posted by Hunter

Episode #75 is up!

Listen here:

This time on the show:

Another installment of 'Meet the Gangsters', this time featuring... me - Hunter. You can find me on Twitter here: @hunter.

Huge thanks to Tim Dressen of Five Hundy By Midnight for taking the time to put this together.

March 10, 2012

I wrote this in 2006...

Posted by daveschwartz

and, though the article was never published, I sure would like that middle sentence back. See the guilty party after the jump.

March 9, 2012

Okada Makes a Promise

Posted by daveschwartz

Before the recent flurry of legal activity involving Kazuo Okada and Steve Wynn, the Japanese billionaire had a reputation as a bit of a mystery man. But back in 1988, he was at the forefront of Universal Company's U.S. ad blitz. After the jump, see an ad from the February 1988 issue of Casino Gaming magazine that puts Mr. Okada front and center.

March 8, 2012

VIMFP 2.0: October 2012

Posted by Hunter

The headline says it all: 'Save The Month'.

The second edition of the Vegas Internet Mafia Family Picnic will commence in October. We're still nailing down which weekend but we wanted to give you as much info as possible so you can start blocking out what will surely be the best trip of your life.

More to come!

March 7, 2012

The UnVegas Vegas

Posted by daveschwartz

Fighting gusts of 30 mph on my morning run a few minutes ago, I thought to myself,"I feel bad for people who came here expecting sunshine and palm trees." And I started to muse about other things that visitors to Vegas don't expect when they get here. Then I figured, "Why not share this with everyone?" After the jump, you can see 5 unVegas things that you can see in Vegas.